Öjbro Swedish Mittens - Ekshärad Red

Bring on the winter weather, these Öjbro Ekshärad merino wool mittens will keep your hands toasty warm even through the chilliest of winters.

Åse and Ted Öjbro knit their mittens using traditional Swedish folk patterns and colours. Inside they are insulated with three separate layers, one being Thinsulate, a super warm patented material.

It's difficult to convey just how warm these Ekshärad mittens really are, but once our customers pop them on in our shop they are sold!

One mitten features a tiny yellow warning triangle - "Varning: Varma Vantar!" - "Warning: Warm Mittens!"

Made in Sweden.

£39.95

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The Ekshärad pattern is inspired by a small Swedish village of the same name famous for its 17th century wooden church and graveyard with 500 iron-crosses. 

The Nordic people have been knitting mittens for centuries, the earliest sign of knitting dates back to the 13th century. 

Åse and Ted Öjbro are passionate about keeping the traditional art of jacquard knitting alive. Their striking designs are steeped in tradition, folklore and history.

Dimensions and details

DesignEkshärad Red
SizeA medium Swedish size fits most women and many men. Corresponds approximately to glove size 7–9.
CompositionOjbro mittens are made with 4 different layers of insulation. The outer layer is 100% pure Merino wool.
Care AdviceWashing instructions inside the mitten.
NoteÖjbro mittens are generous in size. This keeps the hands warmer and allows the wool to adapt after being worn for a while.